Finally, there is the rising rate of cesarean sections
The most recent Cochrane Review found that both VBAC and repeat low-transverse cesarean section
have benefits and risks associated with them; however, after reviewing the limited data, they concluded that no trial exists to adequately help women and their caregivers make an informed decision between the two.
Physicians often suggest that women get elective cesarean sections
if they have undergone a c-section for a previous pregnancy.
Also, data on prevention and treatment of the complications of cesarean section
continue to improve.
Logistic regression analysis revealed that the odds of perinatal death among infants born to women with a history of cesarean section
who did not intend to deliver by this method were more than 11 times those among infants born by a scheduled repeat cesarean delivery (odds ratio, 11.
(CS) rates have increased dramatically in developed and developing countries alike in the past 30 years1-3.
Also "when a morbidly obese patient who is in labor needs a cesarean section
, if I'm available, I often get called to do it," he commented.
Conclusions: VBAC delivery rate is low in our set up and proper counseling for trial of labor and evaluation of the cases of women with prior cesarean section
has been considered a key method of reducing the cesarean section
Long-term neurologic outcome of infants born by cesarean section
Patient's claim The infant should have been delivered within 30 minutes of the decision to perform a cesarean section
SAN DIEGO -- Most urogynecology and maternal-fetal medicine specialists would perform an elective primary cesarean section
, according to results from a large survey.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is concerned about the dramatic increase and ongoing overuse of cesarean section
Patient preference: the leading indication for elective cesarean section
in public patients-results of a 2-year prospective audit in a teaching hospital.
A study of more than 20,000 women in Washington State now finds that expectant mothers who've already given birth by cesarean section
put themselves at increased risk of uterine rupture by trying vaginal birth, particularly if physicians induce the labor.